DENNERLE Nano Cube® Contest 2013. Quality test. Results

We are glad to present you quality test results of the third DENNERLE Nano Cube® Contest 2013

Participants who took first 10 places in the quality test will go to the final, show their skill live and share the prize pool of 100 000 RUB!

Follow news on the contest webpage. Soon we will publish comments of members of jury on the best entries.

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1. Back In The Dark

Aliaksei Kirhizau (Babruysk, Belarus)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 3 months
Animals: Otocinclus affinis, Neocaridina heteropoda, Nannostomus beckfordi
Plants: Eleocharis parvula, Hemianthus callitrichoides "Cuba", Vesicularia dubayana, Flame Moss Taxiphyllum sp., Pogostemon erectus, Vallisneria nana, Crinum calamistratum

Results:

Jury849.06
Users78.04
Total927.09

2. Heart Of The Wood Elves

Tatiana Timirbulatova (Samara, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 3 months
Animals: Neocaridina heteropoda var. Sakura
Plants: Vesicularia montagnei, Taxiphyllum sp., Phoenix moss, Riccia, Mayaca fluviatilis, Micranthemum umbrosum, Micranthemum sp. Monte Carlo, Hemianthus callitrichoides cuba, Eleoharis vivipara, Eleocharis parvula, Cryptocoryne parva, Lilaeopsis brasiliensis

Results:

Jury815.87
Users76.11
Total891.99

3. Forest Stream

Sergey Shalyapin (Krasnoyarsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 60 l
Aquarium Age: 6 months
Animals: Hyphessobrycon amandae, Caridina japonica
Plants: Eleocharis parvula, Аnubias barteri var. Nana petite, Hemianthus callitrichoides, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Bolbitis heudelotii, Fissidens fontanus

Results:

Jury807.83
Users76.91
Total884.74

4. Laokoon

Alexander Maletin (Berdsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 1 month
Animals: Otocinclus affinis, Caridina cf. cantonensis
Plants: Eleocharis parvula, Bucephalandra sp. Kualakuayan 1, Didiplis diandra, Potamogeton sp.

Results:

Jury772.55
Users69.27
Total841.83

5. Age Of The Dragon

Kirill Miroshnichenko (Luhansk, Ukraine)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 4 months
Animals: Aplocheilichthys normani, Neocaridina Red Rili
Plants: Anubias barteri var. nana Bonsai, Hemianthus callitrichoides Cuba, Cryptocoryne parva, Echinodorus tenellus rubra, Eleocharis acicularis, Eleocharis pysilii, Elatine hydropiper, Homalia sp. Rosa moss, Riccardia

Results:

Jury756.13
Users61.25
Total817.38

6. Gates Of Winds

Ivan Oryol (Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 2 months
Animals: Otocinclus affinis, Hyphessobrycon flammeus, Neocaridina heteropoda var. Sakura
Plants: Eleocharis parvula, Mayaca fluviatilis, Marsilea crenata, Fissidens fontanus

Results:

Jury738.69
Users59.07
Total797.76

7. Mystery Of Life

Alexei Bogdanov (Novosibirsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 10 months
Animals: Microrasbora sp. Galaxy, Neocaridina denticulata Red Cherry
Plants: Eleocharis parvula, Hemianthus callitrichoides Cuba, Cardamine lyrata

Results:

Jury739.76
Users52.32
Total792.08

8. Lost Path

Eugenia Moiseyeva (Moscow, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 10 months
Animals: Poecilia reticulata, Caridina japonica, Neocaridina heteropoda var. Sakura
Plants: Myriophyllum aquaticum, Fissidens fontanus, Taxiphyllum alternans, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Echinodorus tenellus

Results:

Jury727.63
Users63.64
Total791.26

9. ... There’s No Mermaid Sitting In Branches...

Anastasia Melnikova (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 3 months
Animals: Caridina japonica, Neocaridina denticulata Red Cherry
Plants: Utricularia graminifolia, Blyxa japonica, Micranthemum sp. Monte Carlo 3, Hydrocotyle tripartite, Rotala wallichii, Ludwigia arcuata, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Rotala macrandra, Micranthemum umbrosum

Results:

Jury716.38
Users70.56
Total786.94

10. Tiger's Lair

Eugeniy Lukyanchikov (Novosibirsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 5 months
Animals: Otocinclus affinis, Oryzias javanicus, Microrasbora galaktika, Palaemonetes sinensis, Caridina cantonensis Black Crystal
Plants: Fissidens fontanus, Moss sp. 610, Marimo, Lilaeopsis brasiliensis, Ranunculus papulentus, Hydrocotyle verticillata, Fontinalis antipyretica, Bucephalandra sp. Dark Vetvet pugmeia, Bucephalandra sp. Manimbow, Bucephalandra sp. Sexy Pink, sp. Brownie Purple, sp. Narcissus – 2, sp. from Mukok, Kalbar, sp. Shine Blue, sp. Velvet Leaf – 4, sp. Theia – 2, sp. Theia – 3, sp. Theia – 6., Micranthemum sp. Monte Carlo 3, Borneo moss

Results:

Jury728.11
Users53.00
Total781.11

11. Moon And Stones

Natalia Zakharova (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 2 months
Animals: Caridina japonica
Plants: Hemianthus calitrichoedes var. cuba, Micranthemum sp.Monte Carlo, Microsorium, Bucephalandra, Weeping moss, Fissidens fontanus, Triangle moss

Results:

Jury704.80
Users68.65
Total773.46

12. Secret Garden

Dmitriy Zhavkin (Zheleznodorozhny, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 5 months
Animals: Crossocheilus siamensis, Neocaridina denticulata Red Cherry
Plants: Flame moss, Christmas moss, Fissidens fontanus, Riccardia chamedryfolia, Weeping Moss, Anubias nana, Rotala indica, Rotala macrandra, Hemianthus callitrichoides cuba, Micranthemum umbrosum, Hemianthus micranthemoides

Results:

Jury712.91
Users57.93
Total770.84

13. Fairytale Valley

Vladimir Sanbury (Krasnoyarsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 6 months
Animals: Caridina japonica, Hyphessobrycon amandae
Plants: Hemianthus callitrichoides Cuba, Eleocharis

Results:

Jury709.37
Users58.25
Total767.62

14. Galaxy Home

Vladimir Tomek (Lysa nad Labem, Czech Republic)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 3 years
Animals: Danio margaritatus, Caridina japonica, Neocaridina heteropoda var. Sakura, Caridina cantonensis sp. Tiger
Plants: Eleocharis parvula, Аnubias barteri var. Nana petite, Staurogyne repens., Monosolenium tenerum, Lomariopsis lineata, Riccia fluitans, Hydrocotyle sp. Japan, Didiplis diandra, Marsilea hirsuta, Fissidens fontanus, Pogostemon helferi

Results:

Jury693.06
Users60.17
Total753.24

15. There On Trail Past Knowing...

Yuriy Khristenko (Armavir, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 6 months
Animals: Boraras urophthalmoides, Neocaridina heteropoda sp. Rili
Plants: Anubias barteri var. nana, Anubias barteri var. nana "Variegata", Anubias barteri var. nana "petite", Eleocharis acicularis, Eleocharis parvula, Vesicularia sp., Staurogyne repens, Ammania sp. Bonsai, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Bucephalandra sp. Shine Blue, Bucephalandra sp. Velvet Leaf, Bucephalandra sp. Kedagang, Cryptocoryne sp., Cryptocoryne parva

Results:

Jury691.17
Users58.11
Total749.28

16. One Minute Before...

Alyona Kaminskaya (Krasnoyarsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 10 l
Aquarium Age: 4 months
Animals: Neocaridina denticulata Red Cherry, Planorbidae
Plants: Eleocharis acicularis, Marsilea quadrifolia, Taxiphyllum sp., Vesicularia ferriei Weeping moss, Monosolenium tenerum

Results:

Jury683.21
Users65.66
Total748.87

17. Chine

Sergey Bautin (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 1 month
Animals: Poecilia sp., Neocaridina denticulata Red Cherry
Plants: Riccardia chamedryfolia, Glossostigma elatinoides

Results:

Jury687.37
Users60.19
Total747.56

18. Where The Wizarding Oaks...

Alexei Voroshnin (Minsk, Belarus)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 3 months
Animals: Danio margaritatus, Otocinclus affinis, Caridina japonica, Neocaridina heteropoda var. Yellow Fire, Anentome helena
Plants: Lilaeopsis brasiliensis, Vesicularia montagnei, Fissidens fontanus, Taxiphyllum sp. Flame moss, Monosolenium tenerum, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Hydrocotyle tripartita, Eleocharis acicularis, Staurogyne sp.

Results:

Jury677.16
Users50.61
Total727.77

19. Whispers Of A Mountain Stream

Alexander Levochkin (Mariupol, Ukraine)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 1 month
Animals: Pseudomugil gertrudae
Plants: Eleocharis parvula, Staurogyne sp., Cladophora aegagropila, Blyxa japonica

Results:

Jury676.90
Users45.49
Total722.39

20. Far Eastern Bonsai

Ellina Lukyanchikova (Novosibirsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 2 months
Animals: Palaemonetes sinensis, Caridina japonica
Plants: Weeping moss, Fissidens fontanus, Fontinalaceae, Hanegoke sp. Cameroon, Hydrocotyle tripartita, Staurogyne repens, Eleocharis acicularis, Аnubias barteri var. nana Petite

Results:

Jury659.41
Users58.45
Total717.86

21. Forest Corner

Tamara Vasilyeva (Krasnoyarsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 7 months
Animals: Caridina japonica
Plants: Fissidens fontanus, Hygrophila pinnatifida, Hydrocotyle tripartita, Vesicularia dubyana Christmas, Hemianthus callitrichoides Cuba, Blyxa japonica, Bucephalandra, Taxiphyllum sp. Flame

Results:

Jury659.66
Users57.17
Total716.83

22. Blue Bird

Svetlana Kirillova (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 2 months
Animals: Betta splendens, Badis badis, Caridina japonica
Plants: Аnubias barteri var. Nana petite, Marsilea crenata, Microsorum pteropus, Microsorum pteropus Windelov, Bubble moss (Plerogyra sp.), Riccardia graffei, Stringy moss (Leptodictyum riparium), Triangle moss (Cratoneuron filicinum), Monosolenium tenerum, Vesicularia dubyana

Results:

Jury656.47
Users50.80
Total707.27

23. By The River Piedra...

Elena Sergunina (Kiev, Ukraine)
Aquarium Volume: 10 l
Aquarium Age: 2 months
Animals: Neocaridina cf. zhangjiajiensis var. white
Plants: Eleocharis parvula, Hemianthus callitrichoides "Cuba", Elatine triandra, Marsilea quadrifolia, Microsorum pteropus var. minor, Lilaeopsis brasiliensis, Millimeter moss, Fissidens fontanus, Erect moss

Results:

Jury649.67
Users45.77
Total695.44

24. Old Tree Stump In Spring Day

Elena Mazurek (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 1 month
Animals: Caridina japonica
Plants: Eleocharis sp, Hygrophila polysperma Rosanerving, Triangle Moss, Bucephalandra sp, Proserpinaca palustris, Ludwigia brevipes, Rotala indica, Sagittaria subulata, Aponogeton distachyus, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Utricularia graminifolia, Echinodorus tenellus rubra

Results:

Jury639.05
Users51.88
Total690.92

25. In The Shadow Of The Branches

Sergey Ageyev (Stupino, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 2 months
Animals: Rasbora brigittae, Neocaridina heteropoda red cherry
Plants: Anubias nana var. mini, Pogostemon helferi, Microsorum pteropus, Microsorum pteropus narrow leaf, Cryptocoryne parva, Christmas moss

Results:

Jury648.73
Users41.77
Total690.50

26. Continuation Of Summer

Natalia Banina (Pyatigorsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 3 months
Animals: Neocaridina Blue Pearl
Plants: Utricularia graminifolia, Eleocharis parvula, Staurogyne sp., Glossostigma elatinoides, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Taxiphyllum sp. Spiky Moss

Results:

Jury634.75
Users47.88
Total682.63

27. Мysteries Of The Black Forest

Niiolay Muzhichuk (Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 3 months
Animals: Otocinclus affinis, Neocaridina heteropoda var. Sakura, Rasbora heteromorpha
Plants: Eleocharis parvula, Eleocharis acicularis, Didiplis diandra, Cladophora aegagrophila, Microsorum Windelov, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Fissidens Fontanus, Microsorum pteropus Narrow Leaf, Hydrocotyle tripartita

Results:

Jury614.52
Users63.65
Total678.17

28. On The Bank Of The Great River

Artyom Filippov (Novosibirsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 10 l
Aquarium Age: 1 month
Animals: Otocinclus affinis
Plants: Christmas moss, Microsorium pteropus, Fissidens fontanus, Hemianthus (Micranthemum) micranthemoides, Pogostemon helferi

Results:

Jury630.71
Users46.40
Total677.11

29. Path Among The Stones

Igor Tokarev (Novosibirsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 1 month
Animals: Poecilia spenops, Crossocheilus siamensis, Caridina japonica, Ancistrus dolichopterus Gold
Plants: Fontinalis antipyretica, Fontinalis antipyretica var. Gigantea, Taxiphyllum sp. Flame (Flame moss), Vesicularia ferriei (Weeping moss), Vesicularia ferriei (Weeping moss), Crepidomanes auriculatum (Asplenium cf. normale), Staurogyne repens, Hydrocotyle tripartita, Аnubias barteri var. Nana (Petite), Bucephalandra sp. Black Purple

Results:

Jury611.99
Users55.58
Total667.57

30. Dryads

Vera Gladyshenko (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 1 month
Animals: Crystal Red Shrimp
Plants: Hemianthus micranthemoides, Ceratopteris cornuta, Ludwigia brevipes saggitaria, Criptocoryne affinis, Staurogyne sp., Myriophyllum matogrossense, Hydrocotyle tripartita, Vallisneria spiralis Tiger, Utricularia graminifolia

Results:

Jury612.00
Users53.20
Total665.20

31. Eye of Sauron

Saskia Frank (Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 5 months
Animals: Caridina japonica, Betta splendens
Plants: Eleocharis acicularis, Аnubias barteri var. Nana petite, Pogostemon helferi, Lysimachia nummularia, Rotala indica/roundifolia, Lagarosiphon major, Hygrophila pinnatifida

Results:

Jury603.15
Users59.29
Total662.43

32. Stream

Vadim Sharifulin (Perm, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 1 month
Animals: Caridina japonica, Rasbora hengeli
Plants: Аnubias barteri var. Nana petite, Microsorum pteropus Windelow

Results:

Jury609.71
Users45.20
Total654.91

33. Wonderful Dream

Alyona Dubovskaya (Novosibirsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 10 l
Aquarium Age: 1 month
Animals: Orange Fire Shrimp, Anentome helena
Plants: Hemianthus callitrichoides Cuba, Staurogyne repens, Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides, Anubias barteri var. nana Petite, Microsorum, Eleocharis, Utricularia graminifolia, Christmas moss, Fissidens fontanus, Ludwigia brevipes

Results:

Jury594.26
Users40.89
Total635.15

34. Green Watercolor

Dmitriy Antipin (Zheleznodorozhny, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 5 months
Animals: Volcanic Red Shrimp, Paracheirodon innesi
Plants: Blyxa japonica, Hydrocotyle tripartita, Hemianthus callitrichoides cuba, Fissidens fontanus, Taxiphyllum sp. Flame, Staurogyne repens, Cryptocoryne lutea

Results:

Jury575.43
Users37.80
Total613.23

35. Motley Marge

Vladimir Oleshchuk (Kiev, Ukraine)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 4 months
Animals: Otocinclus affinis, Caridina japonica, Neocaridina heteropoda var. Sakura, Paracheirodon axelrodi, Xiphophorus maculatus var. Black, Xiphophorus maculatus var., Colisa chuna
Plants: Eleocharis parvula, Eleocharis acicularis, Аnubias barteri var. Nana petite, Staurogyne sp., Eriocaulon sp. Rotonagirinni, Riccandia chamedryfolia, Bluxa japonica, Hemianthus callitriehosdes, Vesicularia montaguei, Taxiphyllum sp., Ludwidia Peruensis, Microsorum sp. Narrow, Utricularia graminifolia, Eleocharis sp. xingu

Results:

Jury564.53
Users45.28
Total609.81

36. On The Trail Of Raunkiær

Dmitriy Nikiforov (Novosibirsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 1 month
Animals: Planorbarius corneus, Neocaridina heteropoda
Plants: Eleocharis acicularis, Nymphaea lotus, Cyperus alternifoius, Crepidomanes auriculatum, Bасора caroliniana, Alternanthera reineckii, Monosolenium tenerum, Anubias barteri var. nana, Vesicularia ferriei, Microsorum pteropus, Utricularia graminifolia, Echinodorus parviflorus, Echinodorus sp., Ludwigia brevipes, Fissidens fontanus

Results:

Jury515.84
Users35.77
Total551.61

37. Minimalism

Roman Brasgin (Novosibirsk, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 10 l
Aquarium Age: 4 months
Animals: Corydoras pygmaeus, Acanthophtalmus kuhli, Neocaridina palmata
Plants: Didiplis diandra, Blyxa japonica

Results:

Jury507.08
Users33.06
Total540.14

38. On The Edge

Olga Polyakova (Saratov, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 30 l
Aquarium Age: 1 month
Plants: Vesicularia dubyana, Monosolenium tenerum, Fissidens fontanus, Hemianthus callitrichoide, Cladofora aegagropila, Bucephalandra sp.

Results:

Jury478.40
Users34.69
Total513.10

39. Chine

Kirill Shaklein (Yekaterinburg, Russia)
Aquarium Volume: 20 l
Aquarium Age: 10 months
Plants: Hemianthus callitrichoides "Cuba", Utricularia graminifolia, Eleocharis parvulus, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Riccardia chamedryfolia, Didiplis diandra, Fontinalis antipyretica, Hydrocotyle tripartita, Hanegoke sp., Cameroon Christmas-Moss, Glossostigma elatinoides

Results:

Jury468.85
Users31.80
Total500.65

40. The Shrimp Jar

Rares Balan (Brasov, Romania)
Aquarium Volume: 10 l
Aquarium Age: 11 months
Animals: Neocaridina heteropoda var. red Sakura Red, Caridina babaulti Brown, Poecilia wingei Black Bar N, Clithon corona, Planorbis rubrum, Melanoides tuberculata, Physa marmorata
Plants: Ludvigia repens Rubin, Limnophila aromatica, Egeria densa, Hydrocotila leucocephala, Hydrocotila umbelata, Leptodictyum riparium, Taxiphyllum barbieri, Monosolenium tenelus, Eleocharis parvula, Limnobium navigatum

Results:

Jury431.24
Users33.02
Total464.26

Comments

I like Nr.29- though Crinum calamistratum isn't really suited for30 L aquarium. I liked Nr.5 as well, but all shrimp and fish species aren't specified in the list.

Wow beautiful.
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Beautyful contest!

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Beautyful contest!